An ideal resource for primary teachers, this practical resource helps children understand anger and identify links with other emotions with an interactive program using 26 elements. They will learn skills to effectively manage their anger with activities and exercises.

New to this edition is: Information on recent initiatives on anger management in schools; Models and top tips for coping with anger; New activities and ideas; Further information for young children aged 5-9

This instructional guide for teachers comes with photocopiable worksheets and activities suitable for both group and individual work for the whole-class which are available to download online.

K Is for Kettle Boiling
K is for kettle boiling

Poster Discussion | 5 Minutes

Show pupils the poster ‘K is for Kettle Boiling’ and talk through the following points:

  • It can sometimes be useful to visualise anger in the form of a kettle boiling.
  • Anger can be seen to boil up like the water in a kettle.
  • However we can learn how to turn the kettle off and how to let off steam safely.

Questions for Circle Time | 15 Minutes

Ask the pupils to consider the following questions in a Circle Time session:

  • In what ways is getting angry like a boiling kettle?
  • What makes you get steaming angry?
  • How can you tell when someone else is beginning to boil? What are the indicators?

Worksheet | 15 ...

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